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IRS Complaint Process - Tax-Exempt Organizations

Fact Sheet 2008-13 explains the process for communicating alleged exempt organization tax law violations to the IRS and describes how the IRS handles such information. Members of the public may send information that raises questions about an exempt organization's compliance with the Internal Revenue Code to IRS - EO Classification, 1100 Commerce Street, MC 4910 DAL, Dallas, TX  75242.  They may use Form 13909, Tax-Exempt Organization Complaint (Referral) Form, for this purpose.

In addition to oversight by the IRS, tax-exempt organizations are subject to oversight by State charity regulators and State tax agencies.  You may also want to send a copy of the referral you send to us to your state charity regulator and/or state tax agency.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 12-Dec-2014